A large number of fraternity men from NIC member fraternities will be involved in the upcoming Olympics in London (July 27-August 12) and Paralympics in England (August 31-September 5).
Beach Volleyball player-Phil Dalhausser, Lambda Chi Alpha-Central Florida
Basketball—Managing director Jerry Colangelo-Phi Kappa Psi-Illinois; assistant coach Jim Boeheim-Delta Upsilon-Syracuse
Sailing—Mark Mendelblatt-Delta Tau Delta-Tufts; Eric Storck-Psi Upsilon-Dartmouth
Slalom Kayaking—Michael Tayler—Tau Kappa Epsilon-Carleton (competing for Team Canada)
Swimming—Markus Rogan-Kappa Alpha Order-Stanford (competing for Team Austria); head athletic trainer Keenan Robinson-Theta Chi-Adrian
Tennis players—Bob Bryan-Sigma Alpha Epsilon-Stanford; Mike Bryan-Sigma Alpha Epsilon-Stanford
Track & Field—Amir Nikfar-Pi Lambda Phi-Cal-Berkeley (shot putter for Team Iran); Nick Symmonds-Sigma Chi-Willamette (800 meters for Team USA)
Volleyball—assistant coach John Speraw-Phi Kappa Psi-UCLA
Water Polo players—Tony Azevedo-Kappa Alpha Order-Stanford; Peter Hudnut-Kappa Alpha Order-Stanford; Peter Varellas-Kappa Alpha Order-Stanford
Wrestling—Jake Herbert-Delta Tau Delta-Northwestern
Olympics TV broadcast anchors, analysts & reporters—Brett Haber-Sigma Nu-Dartmouth (tennis); Tom Hammond-Kappa Alpha Order-Kentucky (track & field);Dan Hicks-Sigma Phi Epsilon-Arizona (swimming); Cobi Jones-Lambda Chi Alpha-UCLA (soccer); Al Michaels-Sigma Nu-San Diego State (anchor); Pat O’Brien-Delta Tau Delta-South Dakota (tennis); Dan Patrick-Phi Sigma Kappa-Dayton (anchor); Craig Sager-Delta Tau Delta-Northwestern (basketball)
Quad Rugby—Jason Regier—Sigma Alpha Epsilon-Oregon State
Sailing—Mark LeBlanc—Kappa Alpha Order-LSU
Swimming—Evan Austin—Pi Kappa Phi-Indiana State
If other Greeks are participating in the Olympic or Paralympic Games, please send names and fraternity affiliations to Jay Langhammer at Jlangha132@aol.com.
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